Monthly Archives: July 2005

Permanent change to the Picayune

In less than a month, I made a decision about the future of the Picayune as you can see. I owe a ton of gratitude to my friend Mark for pushing me toward the blog direction with my site. Ever … Continue reading

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Reviews for Late July

After a year, my music review section has returned. Here are three CDs I finished listening to thoroughly enough on my iPod to give some worthy judgments. Martha Wainwright – Martha Wainwright: Anyone expecting a female version of her more … Continue reading

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NHL Schedule 2005-06

The new schedule for the NHL was released today and sadly, there will be no Dallas Stars v. Philadelphia Flyers match up this year, only me versus Jeremy Derr through my PS2. Not to lose all hope. I still can … Continue reading

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Two years and counting!

On this day two years ago, Somara and I were married! A rather low-key ceremony in a suite at the Mirage in Las Vegas. This year isn’t very great in that we’re apart but who the heck knows what this … Continue reading

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Farewell to Johnny Vermont

The lockout is finally over, 300+ days and one cancelled season later, the tightwad owners and their commish won. My team was the first to announce the casualties of the new economic order that the salary cap imposes. However, John … Continue reading

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Graduation

As of last night, more like this morning, Somara arrived back in Austin. She graduates from culinary school tomorrow. Her 15 months of studying, cooking, testing and more cooking will finally culiminate into her degree. She graduates with a 4.01 … Continue reading

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Cool Shoes

I received an early birthday present this evening! The wife had a customized pair of Chucks made to order for me through Converse’s web page. This pair has the colors of my favorite hockey team, the Broad Street Bullies, aka … Continue reading

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – by Jose

This summer there really has not been a movie apt for children, if you do not count Madagascar (I am waiting for HBO for that one) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (RATED PG) is the movie we have all been … Continue reading

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Fantastic Four not that Fantastic – by Jose

While I am not a fan of the comic book, I am somewhat familiar with the basic storyline. This movie appeared to be good from all the trailers, but in my opinion failed to deliver. It was all exposition of … Continue reading

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Countdown to 5000

Way back in 2002 is when I started up KMAG from its modest beginnings of 2000 songs in a random rotation (it has some rules, but I’m not going into that) and my objective was to have playlist grow by … Continue reading

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New Aquabats video!!

Once again I am behind the curve on one of my favorite bands and shows this Summer. But to let you all know about it, the new Aquabats video for “Fashion Zombies” is available to watch online. It demonstrates their … Continue reading

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American Apparel

Yesterday when I arrived home from work, there was a package at the door. My annual order of $100-worth of T-shirts from American Apparel! When I stumbled upon these guys back in 2003 through Mother Jones or one of those … Continue reading

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Real Chili surrogate figured out!

Back in Milwaukee, near the Marquette campus, there’s a little restaurant called Real Chili. It was pretty popular as an after hours place to eat since drinking too much can also give you the munchies. However, my friends and I … Continue reading

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iTunes 4.9

Unless you’ve been under a rock, Podcasting is a trend that’s been going over the Internet for about a year now. My brother Brian did a couple for his (now defunct) comedy web site plus ex-MTV VJ Adam Curry embraced … Continue reading

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Goodbye Panthers, Hello Coyotes

I got caught flat-footed on this news but I hadn’t been checking out the official AHL web site nor the Rampage’s or Coyotes’ lately. Hey, the season ended with the Philly Phantoms sweeping the Chicago Wolves which is why my … Continue reading

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Saved

A great black comedy mocking “Christians” and how they miss the point of Christianity through their self-righteous piety which is really just finding fault with others. It’s not a movie that appeals to everyone, especially in the god-barn riddled South. But … Continue reading

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